Hand Hygiene (by 4CEUINC)

2.5 P.A.C.E. contact hour(s)

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification) (CEU Unlimited): 2.5 hour(s)
Course number 511-100-19, approved through 10/31/2021
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety: 2.5 hour(s)
Course number 20-707780, approved through 10/31/2021

Objectives

  • Recalls the birth of handwashing.
  • Discusses the importance of hand hygiene in relation to healthcare acquired infections.
  • Discusses the most common type of microorganisms involved in HAIs and how they’re spread.
  • Recalls when to perform hand hygiene.
  • Lists the steps for correctly performing hand hygiene.
  • Lists concerns related to hand hygiene.
  • Lists hand hygiene facts and ‘truths worth knowing’.

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Course Outline

  • COURSE PREFACE
      • Cover Page
      • Course Details
      • Course Objectives
      • About The Author
  • THE BIRTH OF HANDWASHING
      • Section 1
      • How It All Started
      • How It All Started - Cont'd
      • How It All Started - Cont'd
  • INTRODUCTION TO HAND HYGIENE
      • Section II
      • Introduction
      • Why is Hand Hygiene Important
      • Why is Hand Hygiene Important - Cont'd
      • Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)
      • Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) - Cont'd
  • MICROORGANISMS AND HOW THEY'RE SPREAD
      • Section III
      • Microorganism Modes of Transmission
      • Types of Microorganisms
      • Most Common Microorganisms Associated with HAIs
      • How Long Can Microorganisms Survive
      • VIDEO - HAI Overview
      • Stop the Spread of Microorganisms
  • WHEN TO PERFORM HAND HYGIENE
      • Section IV
      • When to Perform Hand Hygiene
      • Healthcare 'Zones'
      • 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene
      • Why Perform Hand Hygiene if There's No Patient Contact
      • Why Perform Hand Hygiene if There's No Patient Contact - Cont'd
  • HAND HYGIENE TECHNIQUES
      • Section V
      • Hand Hygiene Methods
      • Effectiveness of Hand Hygiene
      • Proper Technique Using Soap and Water
      • Step by Step Technique Using Soap and Water
      • VIDEO - Proper Handwashing Technique
      • Handwashing Soap and Water - Impt Points & Facts
      • Proper Use of Alcohol-Based Hand Product
      • VIDEO - Proper Use of Alcohol-Based Hand Product
      • Alcohol-Based Hand Product - Impt. Points & Facts
      • Step by Step Alcohol-Based Product Technique
      • Hand Culture - Before and After Hand Hygiene
      • VIDEO - Comparison of Hand Hygiene Techniques
      • Images - Comparing Hand Hygiene with Soap and Water
      • Images - Comparing Hand Hygiene with Alcohol-Based Hand Rub
      • Images - Comparison of Both Hand Hygiene Techniques
      • Gloves and Hand Hygiene
      • Gloves and Hand Hygiene - Cont'd
  • SURGICAL HAND HYGIENE
      • Section VI
      • Surgical Hand Hygiene
      • Surgical Hand Hygiene - Cont'd
      • VIDEO - Hand Antisepsis
  • HAND HYGIENE CONCERNS
      • Section VII
      • Jewelry and Fingernails
      • Maintaining Fingernails for Good Hand Hygiene
      • Artificial Fingernails and the Problems They Pose
      • Artificial Fingernails and the Problems They Pose - Cont'd
      • Artificial Fingernails and the Healthcare Worker
      • Hand Hygiene and Jewelry
      • Skin Issues from Hand Hygiene
      • Skin Issues from Hand Hygiene - Cont'd
      • Improper or Incomplete Hand Hygiene Technique
      • Non-Compliance in Hand Hygiene
  • HAND HYGIENE FACTS
      • Section VIII
      • Truths Worth Knowing
      • Truths Worth Knowing - Cont'd
      • Truths Worth Knowing - Cont'd
      • Truths Worth Knowing - Cont'd
  • SUMMARY
      • Section IX
      • Hand Hygiene Summary
      • Hand Hygiene Summary - Cont'd
      • References
      • References - Cont'd
      • Contact Us
      • Thank You

Additional Information

This Basic Level course is intended for all lab personnel including Technicians, Technologists, Lab Supervisors, Lab Directors, Pathologists, Phlebotomists, and Students.

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